Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :30.2

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 5.7

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 19 % (1)

Child Marriage :11.2

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :73 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :37 (3)

Trinidad and Tobago Search Data

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National Workplace Policy on Sexual Harassment

Trinidad and Tobago | 2019

Type of Measure : Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Shades of I-She: Every Woman's Story Theatrical Play

Trinidad and Tobago | 2019

Type of Measure : Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Project SARAH: Working with Men

Trinidad and Tobago | 2019

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Women's Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago: Final Report

Trinidad and Tobago | 2017

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls


Miscellaneous Provisions (Marriage) Act 2017

Trinidad and Tobago | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Gender-Based Violence in Trinidad and Tobago: Qualitative Study

Trinidad and Tobago | 2017

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Family and Children Division Act 2016

Trinidad and Tobago | 2016

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Family law

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Central Registry on Domestic Violence

Trinidad and Tobago | 2016

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Study Knowledge and Attitudes Among Adults and Children on Gender Based Violence

Trinidad and Tobago | 2016

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Unite Against Child Abuse Campaign

Trinidad and Tobago | 2016 | 2019

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of women aged 15–64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: Pemberton, C and Joseph, J, 2018. National Women's Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago. Washington, DC: IDB, Qure.


(2) The Gender Inequality Index is a composite measure reflecting inequality between women and men in three different dimensions: reproductive health (maternal mortality ratio and adolescent birth rate), empowerment (share of parliamentary seats held by women and share of population with at least some secondary education), and labour market participation (labour force participation rate). Source: United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report 2020.


(3) The Global Gender Gap Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education and health criteria. Source: World Economic Forum, the Global Gender Gap Report 2021.